The Begum's Dream: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and the Broadening of Muslim Women's Aspirations in Bengal

@article{Hossain1992TheBD,
  title={The Begum's Dream: Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and the Broadening of Muslim Women's Aspirations in Bengal},
  author={Yasmin Hossain},
  journal={South Asia Research},
  year={1992},
  volume={12},
  pages={1 - 19}
}
  • Yasmin Hossain
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • South Asia Research
  • In her dream Sultana arrived, like Gulliver, in a place where the normal social situation was reversed I There men lived in the murdana (or male zenana) and tended to domestic chores while women belonged to the public world of politics and state management. Thus, as early as 1904 Begum Rokeya Hossain presented her dream of a female utopia which called Lady Land.2 2 In Sultanas Dream, a satirical fantasy of role reversal, Rokeya exposed the depressed condition of women and pictured an ideal… CONTINUE READING
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